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September 2012

040512Toyohashi781-1.jpg Dating from 1997, ex-Gifu car 781 moved to Toyohashi after that system’s closure on 1st April 2005. It is seen at the line’s depot at Akaiwaguchi.

040512Toyohashi3201.jpgA cheerful looking 3201 approaches the line’s junction at Ihara. A former Meitetsu type 580 car, it moved to Toyohashi, entered service in 1981, and air-conditioning was added in 1995.

040512Toyohashi3702.jpg3702 had once been the oldest operating tram in Japan built by Nippon Sharyo and dating from 1927, but was withdrawn in 2007. It was moved to the new‘Kodomo Miraikan' , an indoor activity centre for children.

All photos by Anthony Robins

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